Category Archives: Bakery

Craft Baking Essentials: Choosing the Right Oven

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Artisan bakeries and patisseries are the loving home to creativity and innovation for any and all eating occasions. The work behind the counter involves much more than original ideas for tasty creations, as bakers are balancing between planning, organizing, prioritizing, calculating, and baking. A good oven is key to handling this. Bringing a new oven into the baking area should… Read more »

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Mondelez International to Acquire Leading In-store Bakery Company, Give & Go

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Mondelez International today announced an agreement to acquire a significant majority interest in Give & Go, a North American leader in fully-finished sweet baked goods and owners of the famous “ two-bite”® brand and the “ Create-A-Treat”® brand known for cookie and gingerbread house decorating kits. Give & Go is being sold by funds affiliated with Thomas H. Lee Partners,… Read more »

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Scientists Gene-Edited Wheat To Create High-Fiber White Bread That’s Actually Good For You

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White bread is extremely popular but a drawback of its production is the lack of fiber content in its flour. Now an international team has discovered the gene responsible for the fiber in flour, and have been able to produce white bread that is high in fibers at last. The new flour they created, described in the journal PLOS ONE… Read more »

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The process of creating the sourdough donut

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When Dawn Foods invited five executive pastry chefs to its Donut Co-Creation Competition last year, the company wasn’t just looking to find the next big flavor or topping in donuts. Dawn Foods wanted to reinvent the donut much like the cronut did in 2013. Mathew Rice, executive pastry chef of Niche Media Group in Nashville, Tennessee, achieved that with his… Read more »

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4 Bread Buying Mistakes to Avoid When Shopping

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When you get groceries, you wanna make sure the ingredients are all healthy and good for you. With that in mind, what are the bread buying mistakes you might be making? Looking at the bakery aisle in the supermarket can be a daunting task. How do you even choose? There are some bread buying mistakes you can make, yes, but… Read more »

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Which Type Of Bread Is The Healthiest?

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Wholemeal, wholegrain, multigrain, sourdough, rye, white, high fibre white, low GI, low FODMAP, gluten free. With so many choices of bread available, how are we to know which is best for our health? Let’s take a look at the science. Bread has always been a dietary staple in Australian households. It’s a good source of carbohydrate, it’s low in fat,… Read more »

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France is losing the battle to save the baguette, warns leading bread historian

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France is losing the battle to save good bread as a Gallic baking renaissance among a small elite of  boulangers  has failed to topple the tasteless white baguette, the historian considered the world’s foremost authority on the subject has warned. Steven L Kaplan, who France has decorated for services rendered to the quintessentially French staple, said that the country was… Read more »

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Decorations with Edible Ink for the Baking Industry

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Creating impressive decoration on cakes with a minimum of resources is a requirement of these days. Printing on cakes is one of the new methods to make the most out of these products. LogoJET manufactures and sells UV direct-to-substrate printers, this means that they can print directly on almost anything — wood, metals, plastics, glass, stone, canvas, vinyl, rubber and… Read more »

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Industry suppliers see big opportunity for brownies

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“Moving forward, we anticipate the convenience trend to impact the brownie category. While gluten-free and low-carb claims are still high on consumers’ minds, they are not causing consumers to skip the brownies. Instead it is inconvenient for busy consumers to buy a large pan of brownies that might not be easy to take and consume on the go. Consumers think… Read more »

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Pret is launching a fruity vegan croissant

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We’re only six days into Veganuary, and the launch of new vegan products shows no sign of stopping. From plant-based offerings at supermarkets like Tesco, Asda and Waitrose to the much-anticipated Greggs steak bake and the official roll-out of KFC’s vegan burger , there is no shortage of goodies to gorge on in 2020. The latest company to join the… Read more »

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